- Karen Armstrong, Introduction to A History of God, Ballantine Books, 1993.
Center for Progressive Christianity promotes "an understanding
of Christian practice and teaching that leads to a greater concern for
the way people treat each other than for the way people express their
beliefs, the acceptance of all people, and a respect for other religious
Polydox Institute - "a website is dedicated to the memory of Rabbi Alvin J. Reines, philosopher of religion and one of Reform Judaism's most creative thinkers. It contains his life work on 'Polydoxy,' a term he coined to describe the nature and function of liberal religion."
- Robert W. Funk. (1998).
The Coming Radical Reformation: Twenty-one Theses. Fourth R,
Volume 11/4, July/August.
- A must-read
manifesto by the founder of the Jesus Seminar!
- John Shelby Spong. (1998).
A Call for a New Reformation. Fourth R. Volume 11/4,
- Walter Kaufmann. (1959). "The Faith of a Heretic," Harper's Magazine,
- Kaufmann was professor of philosophy
at Princeton University and the primary translator into English of the works of
Nietzsche. His books on religion were Critique of Religion and Philosophy (1979) and The Faith of a
Heretic (1959). Also interesting and relevant is his Without Guilt and
Justice: From Decidophobia to Autonomy (1973).
- Bertrand Russell. (1930).
"Has Religion Made Useful Contributions to Civilization?" and "Why I am Not a Christian."
- Mark Twain. (1909). "Letters from
- Robert Ingersoll. (1896). "Why I am an Agnostic."
- The Secular Web
Healing Religion's Harm
Gary Pence, Ph.D.
Revised: April 2, 2014.